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Juanita E. Blatnick

May 24, 1926 — October 7, 2020

Juanita E. Blatnick

Juanita E. Blatnick passed away on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 in Pueblo, Colorado.  She was born May 24, 1926 in Pueblo, the youngest of 3 children to Florence and Elmer Baldwin. 

Juanita was a matron at the Pueblo Police Dept and was employed as a supervisor at St. Mary Corwin Hospital before retiring and continuing as a volunteer.  She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, was a member of the St. Francis PTA, the Alter Society, Order of Martha and the WSA. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Ludwig, and brothers Samuel (Delores) and Edison (Nelcena).  Juanita is survived by her daughters Kathleen Kenick Fritzel and Irene Blatnick; grandchildren, Chris Kenick and Julie Kenick, Kent (Nick Barnes) Fritzel and Scott Bononcini; great grandchildren,  Jacob Kenick, Ricky, Nick and Gena Padilla; 2 great great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews of the Baldwin, Blatnick, Fognani and Kogovsek families and other relatives. 

Recitation of the Rosary will begin at 2 PM immediately followed by the Funeral Mass on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 611 Logan Ave.  Due to Covid19, masks and gloves are required at the church.  A reception will follow the service in the Elks Lodge, 5th and Santa Fe.  

The family expresses sincere gratitude to Airkara Home Care, the Staff at Centura Wound Care, the staff at Chateau at Sharmar, Dr. Jim Stjernholm, Holly and Heather on the 5th floor at Parkview and to Jim Vigil for his prayer visits. 

Contributions in memory of Mrs. Blatnick are suggested to St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 611 Logan Ave, Pueblo, CO  81004  or Nocturnal Adoration Society, 311 E. Mesa Ave, Pueblo, CO   81006.

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Mountain time)

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

611 Logan Ave, Pueblo, CO 81004

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